Ex-Jackson State President Caught in Prostitution Sting Pleads Not Guilty

Former Jackson State University (JSU) president William Bynum Jr. and ex-director of JSU Art Galleries Shonda McCarthy have both pleaded not guilty to charges made following a police prostitution sting at a hotel in February, reports the Clarion Ledger.

William Bynum Jr.William Bynum Jr.

Bynum is charged with procuring the services of a prostitute, false statement of identity and possession of marijuana while McCarthy is charged with procuring services of a prostitute and possession of marijuana while operating a motor vehicle.

Bynum resigned shortly after his arrest and was replaced by interim president Thomas Hudson.